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Autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a group of neurodevelopmental disorders that impact your ability to interact socially and communicate effectively. While some think of autism as a disease that can’t be improved, focused therapy can significantly improve the condition.

No matter how severe symptoms are among the Autism spectrum, an experienced therapist can help you better understand yourself, your needs, and what you can do to improve your quality of life. Whether you are located in downtown Elwood, the suburbs of Elwood, other nearby places such as Joliet, Channahon, or anywhere else in Illinois, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Symptoms of Autism

There are several symptoms of autism that you should know about, and they include:

  • Having trouble communicating how you feel.
  • Being perceived by others as offensive.
  • Shying away from social interactions.
  • Being unable to make friends.
  • Trouble making eye contact.

Aspergers symptoms include:

  • A strong interest in art or intellectual things
  • Delayed development
  • Lack of proper social skills.

If you believe that you fit the description of Autism, it’s wise to connect with a therapist for a formal diagnosis and treatment. Looking for autism information for your child? Read this article to learn about the merits of art therapy for Autism.

Get Treatment for Autism or Aspergers Today!

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Julianna Murphy
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I will build a relationship of trust and explore together what is needed to transpire growth for the client by learning new strategies for managing emotions, boost self-awareness and promote self discovery.


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I will build a relationship of trust and explore together what is needed to transpire growth for the client by learning new strategies for managing emotions, boost self-awareness and promote self discovery.

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"In using different modalities within my practice, I believe that within the therapeutic process it is important to address issues early on upon presentation but to also meet where the client is in their recovery. I utilize Adlerian, Person-centered.

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  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • children of divorce
  • children with chronic illness/terminal illness
  • Depression
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  • grief
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Brittany Rasky
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Develop strategies to help you function through life without feeling drained. To be able to set goals for yourself (even minimal ones!) and accomplish them. You will love yourself and feel good about who you are.


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Develop strategies to help you function through life without feeling drained. To be able to set goals for yourself (even minimal ones!) and accomplish them. You will love yourself and feel good about who you are.

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I believe in neurodiversity, which is the idea that all brains are unique. Nature is full of biodiversity, and no brain is more "normal" than any other! I help my clients with the societal expectations that come with living in a neurotypical world.

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  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Related Challenges
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Relationship Conflict
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Linda Huber
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Open up pathways for restoring emotional health, building strong relationships, strengthening /enhancing social thinking, and/or compensating for sensory issues. You will find hope for your future and walk confidently knowing that you are not alone.


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Open up pathways for restoring emotional health, building strong relationships, strengthening /enhancing social thinking, and/or compensating for sensory issues. You will find hope for your future and walk confidently knowing that you are not alone.

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My affirming, eclectic, goal-based approach builds on your strengths by enhancing your personal story. I can help you discover new ways of thinking about your circumstances and lead you to a path of healing, wholeness, and unconditional acceptance.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
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Joyce Fusek, Psy.D. (Psychologist)
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Explore underlying reasons for your distress and learn strategies to manage your symptoms effectively. We will examine patterns that are contributing to negative thoughts/behaviors and successfully identify ways to overcome challenging emotions.


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Explore underlying reasons for your distress and learn strategies to manage your symptoms effectively. We will examine patterns that are contributing to negative thoughts/behaviors and successfully identify ways to overcome challenging emotions.

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I provide quality psychotherapy, support, and education to empower individuals to develop coping skills to better navigate the difficulties of life. I use the latest in neuroscience techniques and interventions to obtain the best therapy results.

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  • Adult ADHD
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Coping Skills
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  • grief
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  • Social Anxiety
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Joyce Fusek, Psy.D. (Psychologist) remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Dr. Yaping Anderson
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✔ Identify the real force that is holding you back ✔ Elicit new perspectives on the problems that you are stuck on ✔Release whatever has been weighing on you to feel some much-needed relief ✔ Cultivate a stronger connection with self and other.


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Together, we will:

✔ Identify the real force that is holding you back ✔ Elicit new perspectives on the problems that you are stuck on ✔Release whatever has been weighing on you to feel some much-needed relief ✔ Cultivate a stronger connection with self and other.

Something to know about my approach is:

I adapt the therapy to you rather than expecting you to adapt to the therapy. My therapy style is collaborative. I see myself as a fellow traveler walking alongside you, assisting you in discovering and developing your inner expertise and strengths.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Depression
  • gender dysphoria
  • grief
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Trauma
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Dr. Yaping Anderson remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin